Sean Blackburn

Sean Blackburn

  • Co-authored the report "'There is Always Violence’: an exploratory study of Phnom Penh street-involved children" 
  • Spent two years in Cambodia, conducting research and training a team of social workers in ethical research practices
  • Worked in hospital infection prevention and control


Experience

Sean graduated with a degree in sociology and with his wife moved to Southeast Asia to work in field research. Sean spent more than two years conducting research and working with vulnerable, trafficked, and exploited people. He works as a freelance fact checker and researcher.  

Education

Sean earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Queens College in New York.  

Expertise: Sociology, political science, health
Education: Queens College
Location: Queens, NY
Title: Fact checker and researcher

About The Spruce

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